Gillian Pensavalle and Patrick Hinds, hosts of one of the most popular podcasts in the world, are coming to D.C. for a live show of TCO. They’ll be digging into The Jinx, a documentary that changed the way we watch true crime.
The author of Phantom Advances will read from her debut short story collection that follows oung queer women traveling across the country's back roads. A discussion on the book and signing of copies will follow.
In a conversation moderated by New York Times bestselling author Dhonielle Clayton, author Kim Johnson will discuss her latest thriller. Invisible Son is about a wrongly accused teen desperate to reclaim both his innocence and his first love.
Comic book author, TV writer, and former City Paper contributor Josh Eiserike is celebrating the release of the first installment of his Charm City comic with illustrator Scott Van Domelen with a signing in College Park. Set in Baltimore, Charm City follows Alyssia Singer, a local music journalist and excommunicated witch, on the hunt for a […]
Thanks to a handful of local creatives, the show—or, in this case, the literary festival—will go on. Kat Chow, Chantal Tseng, Eric Shu-Pao Wang, and the AALF Collective, in partnership with Loyalty Bookstores, host Ghosts & Spirits, an evening reading series featuring local and international Asian American authors in town for the abruptly-canceled Asian American […]
Join Little District Books for this book club discussing Alison Bechdel's acclaimed 2006 graphic memoir. Fun Home the Musical is currently playing at Studio Theatre so you can experience Bechdel's classic in various ways.
Catch headliners Neko Ramos and Dr. Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman at this month's open mic hosted by Drew Anderson and Dwayne Lawson-Brown.
It's the final Nina Beam salon of the summer and Open Crumb, a family-run cafe known for it's West African comfort food, has partnered with the series for the night's Chat&Chew for a celebration of Black culture and life in the District.
This month, Solid State's New Fiction Book Club discusses S.A. Cosby's latest novel about the first Black sheriff in a small Southern town , and his hunt for a killer.
SPX is back with two days of book signings, panels, and workshops (think Make A Comic NOW to Puppet School Homework). Other highlights include Saturday's panel, Gay Shit, Kink Shit, And King Shit, with Rosemary Valero-O’Connell, creator of Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me), and Comics and Tarot: Pages And Panels. SPX Saturday runs […]
Brit Bennett's New York Times' bestselling-novel came out three years ago and it's still a book of conversation. The Vanishing Half tells the story of twin sisters who are living two very different lives: One sister lives with her Black daughter in the same southern town the twins grew up in. The other secretly passes for White, […]
Join us on Sunday, September 17 from 11 am to 3 pm in the North Hall of Eastern Market for the 12th annual Literary Hill BookFest, a beloved annual celebration of books and authors on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. This year, we'll feature more than 40 authors, poets, booksellers, publishers, literacy groups, and more, […]